Spring Briefing: Changing faces, roles for Alabama

VIDEO: Alabama’s Trent Richardson looks to replace Heisman winner Mark Ingram in the Tide’s backfield

Will Alabama’s Trent Richardson be able to carry the load for the Tide? Will he make the Heisman Watch Lists? This report suggests that Richardson will be able to handle 20 carries a game if needed.

RECRUITING: Scout.com reports, “Dorial Green-Beckham, five-star wide receiver from Springfield-Hillcrest, Mo., will take an unofficial visit today to the University of Alabama. He is arguably the top prospect in the country and currently rated the top receiver.”

It is nice that Cecil Hurt’s column is available on Rivals now. His column covers some interesting ground involving agents and the fallout since the NFLPA decertified as a union.

VIDEO: Need more practice video? The Daily Bama Blog provides this look from Monday’s first spring practice session.

In this video, “Crimson Tide defensive coordinator Kirby Smart works with Alabama linebackers including Dont’a Hightower, Nico Johnson, C.J. Mosley and others on March 21, 2011.”